by Medea Benjamin “I refuse to accept the idea that man is mere flotsam and jetsam in the river of life, unable to influence the unfolding events which surround him,” said Dr. Martin Luther King as he accepted the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964. These words will guide me and other passengers aboard the Gaza [...]
by Ramzi Kysia Yesterday, organizers from the Gaza Freedom March, Free Gaza Movement, and Code Pink voluntarily made ourselves available for arrest in Rep. Brad Sherman’s offices on Capitol Hill. RT Television covered our attempt to ‘surrender’ ourselves, and activist videos of the action are now up on YouTube. Congressman Brad Sherman (D-CA), chair of [...]
Democracy NOW! - DN! 4/4 Huwaida Arraf, chairperson of the Free Gaza Movement, and retired U.S. Col. Ann Wright were on the flotilla when it was attacked. They join us to describe the assault and their subsequent detention in Israeli prison. Published with written permission from democracynow.org. http://www.democracynow.org Provided to you under Democracy NOW! creative commons license.
Flotilla on Dipity. Israel’s attack of the peaceful flotilla bound for Gaza is nothing short of state-sponsored terrorism. Demand that President Obama act like a Nobel Peace laureate and condemn this act of violence. Related articles by Zemanta Israeli ships attack Gaza aid flotilla (cbc.ca) Israel fires on Gaza aid flotilla (washingtonmonthly.com) Update: Israel’s Despicable, [...]